Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez: Transnational Dialogue in Afro-Latinidad — 

Latinos of African heritage encounter many challenges with identity when living in the United States. Many are confronted with choosing between being African/African American or Latino/a. The truth is that Afro-Latinos identify with both identities. Why should they choose? In this insightful discussion, Ramona talks to Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez about Afro-Latinidad and Dr. Reid-Vazquez’s research and work this field. Dr. Reid-Vazquez is the Director, Afro-Latin American and Afro-Latinx Studies Initiative -Transnational Dialogues Project and an Associate Professor in the Department of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. Originally from Georgia, Dr. Reid-Vazquez lives in Pittsburg.

To learn more about Dr. Reid-Vazquez, visit https://michelereidvazquez.com/.

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